Physics of the Pulsar Magnetosphere

  • Publish Date: 2006-11-23
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: A. V. Gurevich;V. S. Beskin;Ya. N Istomin
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This book presents the theory of the electrodynamic phenomena that occur in the magnetosphere of a pulsar. It also provides a clear picture of the formation and evolution of neutron stars. The authors address the basic physical processes of electron-positron plasma production, the generation of electric fields and currents, and the emission of radio waves and gamma rays. The book also reviews the current observational data, and devotes a complete chapter to a detailed comparison of this data with accepted theory and with some recent theoretical predictions. Tables containing the values of the physical parameters of all observed radio pulsars are also provided.



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